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YOUTH PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center’s youth classes and programs are great for kids that love to learn about nature and the outdoors. Our environmental education programs range from formal classes to summer camps and informal weekly “nature play” programs.

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April 2017

Sprouts

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Mom and child at Sprouts

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Nature Play Hour

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

Children playing at Discovery Bin

Native plants are important and fascinating at any age! Join a nature-play guide for a fun, plant-themed activity.

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Free

Member Game Night!

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Join us for an exclusive after-hours game night for members only. Jenga, cornhole and more in the Family Garden!

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May 2017

Sprouts: Wildflowers Taking Shape

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Mom and child at Sprouts

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Sprouts: Wildflowers Taking Shape

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Mom and child at Sprouts

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Nature Play Hour: Wildflowers

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Native plants are important and fascinating at any age! Join a nature-play guide for a fun, plant-themed activity.

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Free

Wild Families: Wildflowers

May 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Family-level members, join us for wildflower bingo, a tour and more!

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Garden Bug Trackers

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Child holding a grasshopper

What’s got six (or more) legs and can be found in our gardens? Families will find out together as the class gets up close to the critters of the Center.

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June 2017

Camp Wildflower: Bug-ologists

June 5 - June 9
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Camp Wildflower 2016 showing children plant types.

Campers will investigate insects and become a junior entomologists during this creepy, crawly week of camp! Camp Wildflower runs in weekly sessions from June 5 - July 28. Activities include hikes, arts and crafts, nature games, science labs, outdoor exploration, and learning sessions with Wildflower Center experts.We know young minds need a lot of room to grow, and the Center is the perfect place for getting in touch with nature and learning through discovery. Read more about Camp Wildflower and other sessions. Summer camp is…

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Free

Nature Nights

June 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Nature Nights are free, fun explorations of native plants, animals and Central Texas ecology. From hawks to rocks, there's a new theme each week!

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Field Trips

The Wildflower Center is perfect for class and youth group field trips.

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Guided Tours

Guided tours are an ideal way to get the most of a Wildflower Center experience.

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